Radiology X-Ray Technician Salary

A Radiology X-Ray Technician earns an average wage of $18.37 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,608 - $82,414
$21K
$48K
$82K
MEDIAN: $47,594
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$14.58 - $27.08
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$20,608 - $82,414  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,536 - $58,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $27.08  
   
Overtime
$34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,536 - $58,745  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Radiology X-Ray Technician

  • Use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff.
  • Process exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods.
  • Perform basic general x-rays of the chest, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, knee, foot or ankle under supervision of physician.
  • Explain process and position patient for x-ray; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • Determine patients' x-ray needs by reading instructions from physician.

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Key Stats for Radiology X-Ray Technician

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Radiology X-Ray Technician Salaries

Entry-Level
▲1%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 36%
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